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The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal and its experts Acclr – Business Services are on the front lines to better equip you with resources, solutions and services designed for businesses in order to face the crisis.

⮚ Consult the experts Acclr – Business Services of the Chamber, who are dedicated to offer you personalized support and remote services tailored for you, the entrepreneurs:

  1. ACCLR AND THE CHAMBER | Our advisors remain available to offer you a range of remote services.

  2. PERSONALIZED SUPPORT IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE | Our experts in international trade will help you, at a distance, to plan the resumption of your international business development.

  3. BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE | Our advisors for entrepreneur support programs and our business intelligence specialists will answer all your questions.
⮚ Visit this COVID-19 news web page for the latest information on programs and resources for entrepreneurs from various levels of government, economic development organizations and some private sector actors.
  1. Webcasts
  2. Tools, services and other resources
  3. Programs and measures
  4. Virtual events
  5. Calls for proposals

1. Webcasts

2. Tools, services and other resources

3. Programs and measures

Federal government

Provincial government

Regional and municipal governments

4. Virtual events

Consult our directory of contests and grants offered in virtual form.

On the road to international expansion with La Caravane Virtuelle – Tour for Québec video game entrepreneurs
Sign up for this program which includes four training workshops, pitch sessions and professional exchanges with international delegates and investors.
June 16 to July 10, 2020

Creative Collisions – Collaborative Innovation for the Canadian Relaunch Post-COVID 19
Take part in this virtual collaborative initiative between startups, researchers and companies from different sectors that aims to explore together how open innovation can lead to solutions.
July 8, 2020, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Forum de la relance de Laval – Redémarrer et se réinventer
(in French only)
Take part in this major virtual event that will bring together entrepreneurs and various economic players of the Laval region.
July 9, 2020, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Pitch Building Bootcamp
Learn how to design a 90-second pitch that is clear, concise and compelling with Volition’s proven narrative pitch-building technique.
July 14th, 2020, 1 p.m. | August 18, 2020, 1 p.m.

Soutien numérique aux entreprises montréalaises (in French only)
Emploi Québec and PME MTL make available to all Montreal SMEs a free digital support service offered in a series of webinars showcasing best practices for the implementation of collaborative and digital tools.
July 14 ro August 20, 2020

Startupfest 2020
This phygital edition will be broadcast live from Old Montreal with a (limited) studio audience. Over the course of these two half-days, startup communities from across the country will participate in a series of dynamic on-stage interactions and contests.
July 15 and 16, 2020

Coopérathon Canada 2020 – Info Session
This online information session will allow you to get answers to all your questions, meet future participants, start discussions to form your team and pitch your idea if you already have a project.
July 17, 2020, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

DMZ Investor Match-ups
Sign-up for this invite-only, two-day virtual session of meetings between startups and investors.
July 20 and 21, 2020

Women in #CloudExecConnect
Join in this two-day virtual cloud business builder event dedicated to women tech entrepreneurs and leaders across the global tech market that offers opportunities for cross-company collaboration and bi-directional conversation.
July 20 and 21, 2020

The Women Going Global Virtual Accelerator
Take part in this event designed to support women entrepreneurs who are thinking about, working towards, or are already exporting their products or services.
July 23, 2020, 1 p.m.

itoday Virtual Summit
Join innovators from all across Switzerland, Europe and the rest of the world.
August 20 and 21, 2020

LADN Montérégie – Édition virtuelle
(in French only)
Find the conferences and testimonials that were programmed now offered in the form of webinars, interactive workshops and panels followed by a virtual gala including a networking evening on October 7, 2020.
September 2 to October 7, 2020

Semaine Novæ des nouveaux écosystèmes alimentaires
(in French only)
Attend this virtual edition of Forum alimentaire Novæ.
September 14 to 17, 2020, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

5. Calls for proposals

Hacking Health
Take part in this international hackathon to help fight COVID-19
Various current challenges

Startup Challenges
Take part in these challenges to propose your innovations to potential customers.
Various current challenges

Appel à projets – résilience aux pandémies
(in French only)
Get funding to implement your SME's innovative 5G solution to help Canada become more resilient to situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic..
Filing deadline: To be announced

Call for projects in animation and rich interactive content production
(in French only)
Your business located in the Greater Québec City area could obtain financing to create original content with export potential in the form of film or television animation or interactive content.
Filing deadline: July 9, 2020, 4 p.m.

Appel à projets aux OBNL – Inclusion sociale
(in French only)
You could get free support to develop digital intelligence expertise by submitting a data analysis project that addresses the issue of social inclusion in your organization.
Filing deadline: July 15, 2020

Present your project at HUB Montréal, from November 16 to 19, 2020
You could be invited to present your company to an audience made up of 100 or so international buyers and investors, of local stakeholders and of institutional and private partners. Target sectors: culture, entertainment and experiential marketing.
Filing deadline: July 15, 2020

Maillage du milieu culturel et des industries créatives – Voies actives sécuritaires (VAS)
(in French only)
Submit your concept for making arts and culture accessible to citizens in the adjacent and related areas of the VAS and for fostering social cohesion in the different neighbourhoods of Montréal.
Filing deadline: July 19, 2020, 5 p.m.

Fonds d’accélération des collaborations en santé (FACS)
(in French only)
You could obtain funding to set up a structuring and collaborative project to promote the growth of Québec's life sciences industry.
Filing deadlines: August 19, 2020 (short application) | November 18, 2020 (complete application)

Appel de projets structurants pour améliorer les milieux de vie
(in French only)
You could obtain funding from the CLD of the Antoine-Labelle RCM for a structuring project aimed at improving the living environment of the communities in this region.
Filing deadline: September 4, 2020

Appel de propositions RECYC-QUÉBEC – Transition vers l’économie circulaire
(in French only)
Get support to set up or expand the deployment of industrial symbioses and circularity strategies in the territories.
Filing deadline: September 14, 2020, 3 p.m.

Fonds d'initiative et de rayonnement de la métropole – Résilience
(in French only)
You could receive funding to carry out a project that promotes a diversified and innovative economy, while working to improve the living environment and social cohesion through promising local initiatives.
Filing deadline: September 15, 2020

Reinventing Montréal 2
Promoters, architects, designers and developers, you are invited to take part in the call for projects aimed at revitalizing 4000 Saint-Patrick Street, located in the Sud-Ouest borough, an industrial site of some 300,000 square feet.
Filing deadline: October 23, 2020, 5 p.m.

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